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“Bruges! / Oh, my Beloved! / Nest of the Pelican! ... When I am far from here, / Bruges, / little city of love, / keep my heart / in the measured beauty / of bells, / ringing their carillon / in the grey steeple.”
“... she remains / forever, / always incredibly old / but, incredibly, never older.”
“It is Easter morning. / Children who are still / as gentle as milk / wake to its wonder; / the children will eat sweets / and sing with angels and birds. / The bells have come home / from Rome / on a flight of silver.”
“The mysterious country of prayer ...”
“There is no way of learning of God except through the adventure of our own heart.”
Caryll Houselander, U.S. poet
(1901 - 1954)
Full name: Frances Caryll Houselander.